Causes Of Cattle Rustling In Nigeria
Cattle dealers in Nigeria have threatened to embark on strike over what they described as multiple taxation from illegal gangs in some parts of the country. The group issued the threat in Abuja on Tuesday, November 5.
As part of effort to control menace of kidnapping and rustling in the state, Katsina State Government has reviewed punishment for the offenses to death sentences.
Local militia in Plateau have been accused by Fulani leaders of killing 81 cows and rustling 32 others somewhere near the Collage of Accountancy in Kwall, Bassa local government area of the north-central state.
The leadership of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have resolved to work together to end the farmer-herder crisis in parts of the country.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday,July 12, said the death toll from raids by suspected cattle thieves in northwest Nigeria has risen from 26 to 32.The NEMA coordinator said 2,000 people were made homeless
The Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, has rejected the federal government’s proposed cattle ranches in the six states of the southwest geo-political zone and other Yoruba speaking states in the country.